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Applications for the Wai Ora Fund 2019 are now open

Te Wai Māori Trust is now accepting applications for the Wai Ora Fund for 2019. The purpose of the Wai Ora Fund is to enable Iwi and Māori to obtain funding to promote and advance freshwater fisheries development, research and education. This year, a total of $250,000 has been made available for projects that meet our criteria. Since 2014, Te Wai Māori has supported 35 projects through the Wai Ora Fund and provided over $1.4 million in funding.

Each application must be for no more than $50,000 plus GST. For more information on criteria, please refer to the Wai Ora Fund 2019 Guidelines. It is recommended that applicants read the guidelines before filling out an application form. These documents are available on our website: www.waimaori.maori.nz

Te Wai Māori will be receiving applications via email at info@waimaori.maori.nz, and applications will close at 5:00pm Wednesday 5 June 2019. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions in August 2019 with projects beginning in October 2019.

For more information on the Wai Ora Fund, please visit the Te Wai Māori website at waimaori.maori.nz.

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